Philippines

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 7000 islands, countless experiences

We might be a little biased, but the Philippines is the greatest. With more than 7000 islands and 81 provinces, this is a country with so much to offer. Whether you like uninhabited islands, ancient rice terraces or sprawling metropolises, you’re bound to find it in the Philippines. Plus, with the warmest locals you’ll ever meet and a vast understanding of English, the Philippines is as backpacker-friendly as it gets.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Dry Season: November to April

CURRENCY

$1 USD = 52 Philippine Pesos (PHP)

Philippines Travel Blogs

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

6 BEST BANTAYAN ISLAND BEACHES

Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu - its coastline dotted with pockets of white sandy coves, azure blue water and rows of swaying palms. We've wrapped up the 6 best Bantayan Island beaches to add to your itinerary whilst you're in...

SUGAR BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND

SUGAR BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND

Bantayan Island is one of Cebu province’s top beach destinations, its coastline ringed with stunning beaches. One of the best beaches on the island is Sugar Beach Bantayan, named after its sugary soft, pristine white sand. Directly connected to Kota Beach, this...

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

Bantayan Island is a destination best known for its picturesque beaches, but another popular tourist spot slightly left field is The Ruins Bantayan. Typically when you hear of ruins in the Philippines, you think of the remnants of 16th-century Spanish colonisation,...

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

Balidbid Lagoon is one of the most underrated tourist spots in Bantayan Island - a winding waterway of mangroves, saltwater and white sandy shores. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Santa Fe town, this lagoon is a welcome respite for those looking to get away...

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

There’s no doubt Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu, but Paradise Beach Bantayan may just be the best on the island. A visit to Paradise Beach Bantayan will make you feel miles away from the rest of the world, tucked away on your own little...

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Best Things To Do

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Best Things To Do

 The pristine Virgin Island is a popular Bantayan Island tourist spot thanks to its stunning white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. With activities to enjoy all over the island - from snorkeling and swimming to cliff jumping and coastal walks - Virgin Island...

19 BEST SOUTH CEBU TOURIST SPOTS

19 BEST SOUTH CEBU TOURIST SPOTS

When it comes to adventure, South Cebu seriously has it all. Known for its Gatorade blue waterfalls, whale shark encounter and beautiful beaches, it is almost impossible to ever run out of South Cebu tourist spots to explore. Whether you decide to stay for 2 days or 2...

TUMALOG FALLS IN OSLOB, SOUTH CEBU

TUMALOG FALLS IN OSLOB, SOUTH CEBU

Tumalog Falls in Oslob is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in South Cebu. A sheer curtain of water trickles down the limestone cliff face, collecting in a large basin of milky blue water at the foot of the falls. This Cebu waterfall is a popular destination for...

14 BEST BEACH RESORTS IN SOUTH CEBU

14 BEST BEACH RESORTS IN SOUTH CEBU

14 Best Beach Resorts in South Cebu If you ask us, we'll tell you South Cebu has it all. Good beaches, epic waterfalls, great adventure, and amazing resorts. It is definitely one of our favorite places in the Philippines, and we recommend it to anyone looking to visit...